Registry and Rig Information

Name SS-273 (USS ROBALO)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller (Submarine)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 311.75
Width 27.25
Depth 15.25
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00321

Vessel History

History Commissioned on September 28, 1943.
Disposition Sank on July 26, 1944, two miles off western coast of Palawan Island following explosion near after battery, presumably from striking a mine. Four survivors were captured by the Japanese on Palawan Island, evacuated, and never heard of again. Vessel removed from Navy List on September 16, 1944.

Build Information

Builder Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Manitowoc, WI
Date Built 1943-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1943-00-001944-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY